Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/11/23

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Subject: Re: GTX, GTE
From: "don" <>
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 1997 20:08:12 -0700

From: Joe Berenbaum <>
>>I think the GTX is the model that uses DX coding for setting the ISO and
thus has no way of overriding the exposure, other than the 2x compensation
swith these cameras usually have. The GTE I think is more or less the same
camera but with manual ISO setting, thus permitting a lot of control. I
>can't really think of any reason to get the DX-only version myself, unless
you habitually forget to reset the ISO when you change films... <<

Another Minox model to look into is the GSE.  It was the last of the pure
black bodied Minox 35 and is the predecessor to the GTE/GTX models.  They
are available new (in the U.S.) for about $275 and well worth it.